Spanish town marches for peace after youth's death

January 22, 2011 16:06


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

MADRID  — Some 3,000 people have taken part in a silent march in a northeastern Spanish town to protest outbreaks of violence after a Moroccan youth fell from a fifth-floor apartment window while being chased by police.

The demonstration Saturday in Salt was called by political parties and immigrant organizations. Participants carried banners calling for calm in the town.

Gangs went on a rampage last week after the youth was hospitalized. Police were pursuing him to question him about a stolen motorbike. He died on Thursday.

Hours before the march, police arrested three youths of different nationalities for setting fire to two cars in the town

Some 40 percent of Salt's population of 30,000 people are immigrants, four times the national average.

Related Content

Breaking news
July 20, 2018
After migration row, Merkel says politicians should choose words carefully